Yes, Ladies and Gentlemen, Christmas Eve has FINALLY arrived at 13 Piccadilly Terrace in the year 1815!
With the clock ticking towards Christmas Day, I took the time to grab a few hours away from the hard work that I had been doing in the basement kitchen at 13 Piccadilly Terrace…
As an artist AND passionate devotee of Regency History who loves to create a scene and not only of the hysterical kind – it is perhaps only to be expected that I would create a Regency inspired miniature!
Inspired by the life of this fabulous poet – The Ghost of Piccadilly is the story of a 12th scale historical house which has enjoyed world wide recognition.
And a story FAR from over!
Today is Advent Sunday – the first day of Advent and here in Merryworth and as our excited young mice open the first doors of their Advent Calendar – the Rev. Suze waits outside St M’s Parish Church on this beautiful frosty morning.
The author Sir James Matthew Barrie will not doubt be reassured to discover that there is still at least one faery that can be found skipping about within the stone walls that surround the ancient City of York.
Although at first glance, she may be mistaken for just another conventional human – appearances can be deceptive!
Even if I haven’t exactly been ‘living it large’ here at Nicole’s House – I’ve certainly been having some ‘fun’ even though I have been busy with moving furniture and shifting plant pots while packing away the toys and putting the cherished family photographs into temporary storage.
And the reason for this interior upheaval?